Welsh Borderland, locality 8 (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (52.6° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 23.8° S, 11.8° W)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Downton Castle Sandstone Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: Based on Calef and Hancock 1974 (ref. 6660). Abundance data are given, but only brachiopods are treated in detail. This is similar to PBDB coll. 523, but that collections are not identical.

Primary reference: C. G. Miller. 1995. Ostracode and conodont distribution across the Ludlow/Pridoli boundary (Silurian) of Wales and the welsh borderland. British Library Supplementary Publication 38(3):341-384 [E. Jarochowska/P. N├Ątscher]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184284: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 14.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Coryssognathus dubius Wang 1980 conodont
 Ozarkodinida -
Ozarkodina confluens Rhodes 1953 conodont
Ozarkodina cf. crispa Walliser 1964 conodont
"Ozarkodina remscheidensis" = Nicollidina remscheidensis Ziegler 1960 conodont
Subspecies "Ozarkodina remscheidensis eosteinhornensis (1)", "Ozarkodina remscheidensis cf. eosteinhornensis.(1)"
 Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontodae
"Ozarkodina excavata" = Wurmiella excavata
"Ozarkodina excavata" = Wurmiella excavata Branson and Mehl 1933 conodont